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Calculate Your Pecan Losses With New Online Tool

The Noble Research Institute and Oklahoma State University developed the Pecan Loss Calculator to estimate the number of pounds and dollars lost as a result of pecan harvester inefficiency and wild pig rooting damage.

You Can Control Many Indoor Pests Without an Exterminator

Crickets, ants, beetles, spiders and scorpions can be problematic for rural homes. Be an amateur exterminator with these DIY pest control tips.

Know Your Plants to Prevent Overgrazing on Native Range

Knowing key plants enables producers to develop management plans that address the specific needs of the plant community.

Grazing Systems Research Update: Year-Round Forage Options

Noble Research Institute researchers work on year-round grazing systems through ongoing studies and new technologies.

DNA Technology for the Commercial Cow-Calf Producer

DNA testing has become an economically viable tool that should be used when making selection decisions for commercial cattle producers.

Advice for Successful Raised Bed, Container Gardening

Garden design is an important consideration when planning and building a raised bed or container garden that will be easy to manage.

Noble Releases New Forage Crabgrass Cultivar Called Impact

Noble Research Institute plant breeders have developed a new crabgrass cultivar that is later-maturing than Red River crabgrass. Impact crabgrass is adapted for the south-central and southeastern U.S. and is available through Barenbrug, USA.

U.S. Pecan Growers Face Devastating Storms, Tariff Trouble

History has shown that the pecan industry is resilient, but the tariff trouble is proving to be just one hurdle the U.S. pecan industry needs to overcome. Thanks to recent storms, pecan growers now have bigger problems.

Return of the Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle

Lady beetles appear in southern Oklahoma almost every fall. Oklahoma State University Extension offers information on how they got here and how to manage them.

U.S. Ag Secretary Appoints Ellis to National Advisory Board

Noble Research Institute Industry Relations and Stewardship Manager Chad Ellis has been selected to serve on the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education and Economics (NAREEE) Advisory Board under the direction of U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.